Bargainist Gift Guide: Video Game Fans

Posted on 06/13/2013

This week marks the world's premier trade show for computer and video games. Enthusiasts and companies specializing in consoles, handheld devices and personal computers will descend on Los Angeles for the four-day Electronic Entertainment Expo. In honor of this epic event we created a gift guide for the video game fans in your life.

Touchscreen controls can be frustrating for gamers but Bladepad is the perfect solution. Bladepad is a detachable, razor-thin Gamepad for the iPhone or iPad. It minimizes bulk and maximizes portable fun. For $99.99 you'll also receive a scratch-resistant protective case and a dual-charging power cable.

iChair 2
Create a surround-sound gaming experience with the iChair 2, on sale for $319.99 at It works with any game system and also features wireless capability with three high-quality 3-inch speakers and a subwoofer. Choose between faux suede or sherpa fleece.

Universal Nintendo Stylus Pack
Many games require the accuracy and control offered by a stylus. Pick up a pack of ten precision styluses plus a 16-game case suitable for universal use with the Nintendo 3DS, DSiXL, DSi, DS Lite and DS. They come in a rainbow of fun colors and sell for just $5.98 at

Noise Cancelling Headphones
Block outside noise with a pair of Noise Cancelling Headphones from Monoprice, now just $88.95, regularly more than $300. They run on just one AAA battery which is included and provides power for up to 50 hours.

Atari Flashback 3
The Atari enters the 21st century with the help of Creative Mind Interactive. The Atari Flashback 3, $59.99, is a nostalgic take on the Atari 2600, which most gamers over 30 probably remember fondly. The console includes two controllers and a library of 60 retro games like Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command.

By Alison Storm

Get all sorts of different games and accessories for your gaming needs at Toys 'R' Us. Regular-priced items are 20% off with this printable coupon. Offer ends 06/15/2013.

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